Partnerships in WordPress and WooCommerce

Bob Dunn breaks down the main types of partnerships he sees working (in different contexts) in the Woo/WP space: Affiliates and income-generating partnerships The Real Business Partnership The Sponsorship Partnership The Soft Partnership Read/listen to the whole thing for good insights and advice on these options to gain value from relationships with others.

A short history of WordPress APIs

Here’s an older post you may not have seen explains the technical background of the entanglement of .org, .com, and Jetpack, which are now being unraveled: Why don’t we support a single API in our apps? Wouldn’t that make our lives easier? We could have decided to support only WordPress.com, but that would exclude the…

A short history of WordPress APIs

Here’s an older post you may not have seen explains the technical background of the entanglement of .org, .com, and Jetpack, which are now being unraveled: Why don’t we support a single API in our apps? Wouldn’t that make our lives easier? We could have decided to support only WordPress.com, but that would exclude the…

It’s not the size that matters…

Can WordPress’s heavy reliance on volunteerism be offset or better supported by those most able to subsidize the work of others and their access to events? Do the largest WordCamps serve well, in their current form, as signature industry events that developers, product owners, and investors outside WordPress can recognize as such? Can the upper,… Continue reading It’s not the size that matters…

It’s not the size that matters…

Can WordPress’s heavy reliance on volunteerism be offset or better supported by those most able to subsidize the work of others and their access to events? Do the largest WordCamps serve well, in their current form, as signature industry events that developers, product owners, and investors outside WordPress can recognize as such? Can the upper,… Continue reading It’s not the size that matters…

Market Size and Market Shares: Thinking Bigger About the WordPress Economy

$635 billion…That’s “billion,” with a “B.” Let’s look at the size of the universe inhabited by our market of markets of cathedrals and bazaars: the WordPress ecosystem. How should we think about WordPress’s market share or, maybe more accurately, its shares? Are we selling them short and dampening growth?